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Make it a Day or Night in Wine Country's Kenwood

Breakfast at Kenwood Inn & Spa

Sure, Northern California Wine Country has good wine, but dig a little deeper and you’ll find there’s so much more to it than just a good glass of vino. Wine Country neighborhoods have a style all their own.

A Day on the Dunes in Oceano

Xtreme Hummer Adventures

When you head for the beach in Northern California, the required goods are pretty consistent: a towel, sweatshirt and maybe a picnic. Ever packed a helmet? It’s not something you need for an ordinary trip to the beach, but then Oceano is no ordinary beach.

Eat, Drink and Celebrate in Sonoma County's Russian River Valley

Grape to Glass, Russian River Valley

One of the best things about harvest time in Wine Country is all of the harvest parties that come along with it. Add pre-harvest parties onto the calendar and the phrase "life is good" comes to mind.

Five Ways to Break a Sweat Before You Wine Taste

Playing hard over the weekend means working out even harder come Monday. But if you’re the type who’d rather skip the gym, some folks in Wine Country have a better idea. How about a workout with your wine? 

A Guide to Wholesome Fun at the Sonoma County Fair

Caramel Apples at the Sonoma County Fair

The fever set in at the first sign of the Ferris Wheel going up. The countdown to the Sonoma County Fair is officially underway. This marks its 77th year, and anyway you look at it, that’s a lot of caramel apples and corn dogs.

California State Fair Fun and A Glimpse Into the Gold Rush Era Await in Sacramento

Gold Rush Days

Warm days packed with hours of sunshine are the summertime norm in Sacramento. You don't need more reasons to leave the fog behind and plan a trip to California's capital for some old fashioned fun in the sun.

Meet Molly Mutt, Berkeley's Eco-Friendly Pet Company

Bay Area dog lovers have a plethora of options to choose from to pamper their pooches. From doggie daycare to designer collars, there’s something for every dog and its owner. One San Francisco woman has taken her love for dogs and design a step further, creating an environmentally friendly way for pets and their owners to look good.

One Day of Sipping in Dry Creek Valley

Fritz Underground Winery

When summer dishes out another cold, foggy day in the city, the best thing to do is head north. Add in wine and you’ve got a winning combination in Sonoma County’s Dry Creek Valley. Here's our recommended itinerary:

Get Cooking in Wine Country

cooking school napa

It's no secret that Wine Country is home to world-renowned restaurants; so on your next visit, get in the kitchen to learn the tricks of the trade of local chefs. Here’s where to start:

How to Achieve Summer Beach Bliss in Half Moon Bay

Miramontes Beach

The pumpkins are a work in progress, but don’t let that keep you from thinking about a getaway to Half Moon Bay. Just a little more than half an hour south of San Francisco, Half Moon Bay is the perfect place to get your summer beach fix.

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